18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  8​h
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  39​h
End: Tampa

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and enjoy the sand and surf at Doris Cooper Houghton Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder site .

Tampa to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tampa in June, with highs in Seattle at 74°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Seahurst Beach Park, Doris Cooper Houghton Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Shop till you drop at Powell's City of Books and Northwest (Nob Hill). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Haystack Rock (in Cannon Beach), Willamette Valley Vineyards (in Turner) and Natalies Estate Winery (in Newberg). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, examine the collection at Movie Madness Video and More, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and do a tasting at Helvetia Vineyards & Winery.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Portland sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

Helvetia Vineyards & Winery, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Haystack Rock
Highlights from your plan
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Union Square, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park.

Discover how to plan a San Francisco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Montana Avenuefor some retail therapy. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 103°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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